Architectural Woodwork Standards Edition 2

The 2nd Edition of Architectural Woodwork Standards is now available. Three years in the making, this edition represents the collaborative work of the Woodwork Institute, the Architectural Wood-work Manufacturers Association of Canada, and the Architectural Woodwork Institute. It has been adopted effective Oct. 1, 2014.

Why Choose Us

The Woodwork Institute provides the leading standards and quality assurance programs for members of the architectural Millwork industry. The Institute’s partnership between the design community, contractors, project managers and installers/ fabricators ensures that projects will conform to the Architectural Woodwork Standards.


Woodworkers, members of the architectural millwork industry, and suppliers can all benefit from Membership with the Woodwork Institute. The Institute represents high standards and a depth of knowledge and experience. By joining, you are able to better your own craft and business. Members also receive discounted rates on inspections, project certifi-cations, and the services of the Institute’s preferred partners.

Sustainable Architectural Woodwork

The Woodwork Institute encourages the use of sustainable materials and processes within the architectural woodwork industry through the Sustainable Architectural Woodwork certification.

News and Events

1Aug 2015

Seminar on getting paid for construction projects

A workshop focusing on explaining and simplifying California collection remedies such as mechanic’s liens and stop payment notices will be […]

15Jul 2015

Guide specifications available for architects

WI has posted several guide specifications online for the convenience of architects.

The current guide specifications for architectural woodwork products are:

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13Jul 2015

Webinar on new requirements for Hazard Communication Standard

A live webinar on changes to the Hazard Communication Standard will be held Aug. 26 for people who work with chemicals […]

6Jul 2015

USGBC announces new alignment with CALGreen

The U.S. Green Building Council announced last week the availability of a new path forward for California project developers seeking LEED […]


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